FBI says DPRK hacked Sony. Copycats to follow? Casus belli (probably not)? ISIS shows troubling capability.
THE CYBERWIRE (Friday, December 19, 2014) — The Sony hack still dominates the news, and is likely to do so for some time (barring some comparably hysteria-inducing event). Official FBI attribution of the attack to North Korea just came out: the President may address the matter early this afternoon. (Heed the attribution, but also heed prudently skeptical voices from the security world. Cyber attribution is said to be notoriously difficult.) The soi-disant Guardians of Peace, generally regarded as a DPRK front, tell Sony they're pleased "The Interview" won't be released and promise not to leak any more embarrassing data. The Guardians even go so far as to say they'd be happy to watch the movie themselves as long as Kim Jong-un's death scene is edited out. Read more
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